Tickets for our upcoming concert can be purchased online, phone: 403-294-9494 or in-person at the ARTS COMMONS box office.
Our upcoming concerts include:
Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2:30pm, pre-concert chat at 2:00pm, Jack Singer Concert Hall, ARTS COMMONS
From Pop-up Opera to Puccini’s La Boheme sung in English, Calgary’s own Cowtown Opera has blazed a new trail with their unique performances and original interpretation of opera classics. They join the Civic for an afternoon of “Popera” –from the ebullience and charm of the Viennese operettas, to the passion of Puccini, to the greatest hits of the musical theatre and “crossover” repertoire. Hear your favourite arias, duets, interludes, and overtures in this inaugural melding of some of Calgary’s most impressive talent.
Calgary’s Got Classical Talent
With Winners of the 2015 Calgary Concerto Competition (C3)
Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:30pm, pre-concert chat at 1:50pm, Jack Singer Concert Hall, ARTS COMMONS
Experience the best of Calgary’s amazing young classical talent as the Civic hosts this year’s winners of the Calgary Concerto Competition—C3. Also on the program are Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune and Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture. The Calgary Concerto Competition is held yearly in February in Calgary and is open to all young musicians under the age of 18 who study with a Calgary music teacher.
The Cello Rich and Exotic
With Phil Hansen on cello
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 2:30pm, pre-concert chat at 2:00pm, Jack Singer Concert Hall, ARTS COMMONS
Join us for an exciting season finale featuring the cello—experience this instrument in a whole new way as the CPO’s Phil Hansenperforms Golijov’s Azul.Written for the great Yo-Yo Ma and inspired by the open air and deep blue of the night sky, this extraordinary 21st century composition lets you slip away to an exotic sound-world created by the solo cello, hyperaccordion, ethnic percussion, and orchestra. The program also includes John Estacio’s moving Light Eternal and Brahm’s radiant Second Symphony.
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